Medicine
If I'd Let Fear Paralyze Me, I Wouldn't Have My Daughter Today

If I'd Let Fear Paralyze Me, I Wouldn't Have My Daughter
I'm slowly coming to terms with the fact that I won't be having anymore kids. Short of some type of hostage situation or Apocalypse where we're...
down syndrome
29 January 2015

Medicine Integrative medicine
Surrendering to Motherhood and What I've Learned Today

Surrendering to Motherhood and What I've Learned
I'm learning a lot as a first time mum. And I don't ...
insulin resistance
29 January 2015

The Number One Mistake Even Good Moms Make

The Number One Mistake Even Good Moms Make
Whether you've been a mom for eight days or 18 years, I bet you've done this. You've fallen into this subtle trap. Maybe even today. The truth ...
weight gain
28 January 2015

The 10 Most Cry-Worthy Moments In 'Parenthood' History

The 10 Most Cry-Worthy Moments In 'Parenthood' History
As we prepare to empty our tear ducts during the
fever
28 January 2015

Nursing
The 50 Stages of Sleep Deprivation

The 50 Stages of Sleep Deprivation
My pregnant self had entertained the thought that baby number two would be my "easy" baby, my "sleeper" baby. But I regret to say that I was wrong. I ...
sleep deprivation
28 January 2015

Washington
5 Questions About Your Body That Are Nobody's Business

5 Questions About Your Body That Are Nobody's Business
In the New Year, many of us go after this health and wellness thing in earnest. But since it's a new -- or at least not continuous ...
weight gain
28 January 2015

Decisions on Future Childbearing in Women Diagnosed with a Meningioma

Decisions on Future Childbearing in Women Diagnosed with a Meningioma
43% of surveyed female meningioma survivors aged 25–44 yrs stated they were warned that pregnancy was a risk factor for meningioma recurrence. ...
meningioma
27 January 2015

Pregnancy Complication Risk High for Women With Coronary Disease

Pregnancy Complication Risk High for Women With Coronary Disease
Women with preexisting coronary artery disease (CAD) or who have had acute coronary syndromes (ACS) or myocardial infarction (MI), ...
coronary artery disease myocardial infarction coronary disease infarction
26 January 2015

Doctors Wanted to Abort Baby With Trisomy 18, He’s Now Three-Years-Old

Doctors Wanted to Abort Baby With Trisomy 18, He’s Now Three-Years-Old
Women who are pregnant with babies diagnosed with fetal anomalies are often pressured into having an abortion, but another story has emerged of a mother ...
trisomy
26 January 2015

Research Science
6 Wacky Health Claims That May Not Be True

6 Wacky Health Claims That May Not Be True
As a physician and a researcher, I always like to know the source of health advice. Just because something is published in a science journal or reported ...
common cold
26 January 2015

It's Been 4 Years Since I've Worn These Jeans

It's Been 4 Years Since I've Worn These Jeans
It's taken me four years to get back into these jeans.Nope, let me try that again...It's been four years since...
mastitis
26 January 2015

Pregnant Abbey Clancy talks morning sickness, pain-free labour and gigantic boobs

Pregnant Abbey Clancy talks morning sickness, pain-free labour and gigantic boobs
Abbey Clancy is five months pregnant with her second child and has suffered from severe morning sickness for months. She also reveals she can't stand ...
morning sickness
25 January 2015

Research Science Mechanics
What's in a Dream?

What's in a Dream?
Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and ...
night terrors
24 January 2015

Three friends create surrogate baby for woman with heart condition

Three friends create surrogate baby for woman with heart condition
Miranda Hill from Engadine in Sydney's south, calls her situation a 'love story'. Her best friend is carrying her child after doctors warned ...
stroke
24 January 2015

Deliberately urinating before sex can increase risk of urinary tract infections

Deliberately urinating before sex can increase risk of urinary tract infections
Sex is a subject that is plagued by old wives tales and unhelpful myths, from rumours at school that jumping up and down after sex can stop pregnancy, ...
urinary tract infections
23 January 2015

Research
New warning for women taking painkillers

New warning for women taking painkillers
Research shows exposure to opioids during pregnancy can increase the risk of birth defects. Also, a new study indicates Celiac Disease among children in ...
celiac disease
23 January 2015

Let's Talk Baloney With Joy Behar

Let's Talk Baloney With Joy Behar
Let's talk about baloney, shall we?I'm not talking about the meat you put in a sandwich. I'm talking about celiac disease ...
autoimmune diseases multiple sclerosis celiac disease sclerosis diarrhea
23 January 2015

Science
Expensive IVF Treatment May Not Work Better For All Couples, Study Says

Expensive IVF Treatment May Not Work Better For All Couples, Study Says
By: Rachael Rettner Published: 01/21/2015 07:45 PM EST on LiveScience More and more couples are using a specialized in vitro ...
infertility
22 January 2015

Research
How the Top 3 New Year's Resolutions Can Help You Have a Baby in 2015

How the Top 3 New Year's Resolutions Can Help You Have a Baby in 2015
It's that time of year! The beginning of a new year comes with new goals and plans to work towards a better you. And in most ...
pregnancy complications infertility weight loss body weight overweight
22 January 2015

Opioid use startlingly high among reproductive-age women: CDC

Opioid use startlingly high among reproductive-age women: CDC
A startling number of women are taking opioid painkillers during their child-bearing years, according to a new study that warns of pregnancy ...
pregnancy complications
22 January 2015

Prescription painkillers, widely used by childbearing age women, double birth defects risk

Prescription painkillers, widely used by childbearing age women, double birth defects risk
Many women are unaware that prescription opioid-based medications such as codeine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, or morphine, used to treat severe pain, may ...
neonatal abstinence syndrome
22 January 2015

Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi’s Weight Loss Progress After Pregnancy With Baby Giovanna For Wedding

Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi’s Weight Loss Progress After Pregnancy With Baby Giovanna For Wedding
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi recently gave birth to her daughter Giovanna and was able to shed the baby weight quick before her big wedding day. Now ...
weight loss
22 January 2015

Finding Love After Postpartum Depression

Finding Love After Postpartum Depression
It was one of my darkest moments of motherhood. Staring at my newborn daughter from across the room while she cried for me. But instead of going to her and...
confusion
22 January 2015

California
Authorities Warn Unvaccinated To Stay Away From Disneyland 'For The Time Being'

Authorities Warn Unvaccinated To Stay Away From Disneyland 'For The Time Being'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in California led to warnings against visiting the happiest place on Earth...
measles fever
22 January 2015

‘The Young and the Restless’ Spoilers: Joe Clark Murdered, Plane Crash, Ashley Abbott Pregnant, Billy and Chelsea Get Married

‘The Young and the Restless’ Spoilers: Joe Clark Murdered, Plane Crash, Ashley Abbott Pregnant, Billy and Chelsea Get Married
“The Young and the Restless” spoilers reveal that the new head writer Chuck Pratt’s reign at Y&R kicks off near the end of January and ...
shock
22 January 2015

Research
This Life-Threatening Disorder Affects 1 in 12 Pregnancies.. And You've Probably Never Heard of It

This Life-Threatening Disorder Affects 1 in 12 Pregnancies.. And You've Probably Never Heard of It
When I became pregnant, I planned and researched everything from the best infant car seat to the top-of-the-line strollers. I spent hours ...
multiple organ failure hellp syndrome eclampsia seizures stroke
22 January 2015

California
8 Women On Why Roe v. Wade Has Mattered So Much To Them

8 Women On Why Roe v. Wade Has Mattered So Much To Them
Thursday marks the 42nd anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that affirmed women's right to ...
rupture
22 January 2015

Pregnant women given new guidelines on chickenpox and shingles

Pregnant women given new guidelines on chickenpox and shingles
Pregnant women who have not had chicken pox should be advised to avoid people who have the virus and be referred to a specialist if they develop the ...
chickenpox
21 January 2015

Milla Jovovich's weight gain is nothing like her first pregnancy

Milla Jovovich's weight gain is nothing like her first pregnancy
by Sara McGinnis posted in Celebrities Milla Jovovich has absolutely no qualms revealing exactly how much she weighs to the world. The model mom, who gave ...
weight gain
21 January 2015

I'm Glad Someone Told Me

I'm Glad Someone Told Me
I recently read a blog post by Jenny Studenroth Gerson titled "
sleep deprivation
20 January 2015

Say Hello to a Common New Year Condition: 'The Envy and Jealousy Flu'

Say Hello to a Common New Year Condition: 'The Envy and Jealousy Flu'
Phone calls with a consistent theme happen like clockwork during the first two months of the new year. Clients want to discuss how to deal with the ...
rupture
20 January 2015

Medicine Research
Episiotomies Are Becoming Less And Less Common, New Numbers Show

Episiotomies Are Becoming Less And Less Common, New Numbers Show
There was a ...
lacerations
17 January 2015

When conception is not reality: 1 in 8 couples struggles to get and stay pregnant

When conception is not reality: 1 in 8 couples struggles to get and stay pregnant
Thirty-six years ago, Louise Brown became the first baby born from a new experimental reproductive procedure called in vitro fertilization ...
infertility
17 January 2015

Jamie King's Infertility Struggles: 'Hart Of Dixie' Star Breaks Silence About Her Heartbreaking Attempts To Conceive Son James

Jamie King's Infertility Struggles: 'Hart Of Dixie' Star Breaks Silence About Her Heartbreaking Attempts To Conceive Son James
"Hart of Dixie" star Jamie King has finally opened up about her heartbreaking struggle to become pregnant and tells women who are attempting to conceive, ...
infertility
17 January 2015

Medicine Public health Research
Phony Anti-Vaccine Propaganda Is Killing U.S. Children

Phony Anti-Vaccine Propaganda Is Killing U.S. Children
When the nation turned our eyes to watch the ball drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve, we saw actress and former Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy ...
whooping cough meningitis chickenpox measles cough mumps fever
16 January 2015